Essential Canoeing Tips for Beginners

Of all the fun activities you can pursue on a camping trip, canoeing is perhaps the most challenging, but is also exhilarating! Don’t make the mistake of assuming you already know how to paddle a canoe if you’ve never actually attempted it before. If you try to canoe without bothering to learn the basics, you’re placing yourself in significant and unnecessary danger. Fortunately, it doesn’t take long to master the essentials and you can take to the rapids safe in the knowledge that you probably won’t fall into the water within 13 seconds!
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A Guide to Camping in the Summer Heat

In South East Queensland we are usually lucky enough to receive very nice weather, with warm and pleasant temperatures and plenty of sunshine throughout the year. However, if you are planning on going camping in the summer months, there is always the chance that a heatwave will push the temperatures above and beyond warm and pleasant. Here is a quick guide which will help you survive, and maybe even thrive, while camping in these conditions. If you make the right choices then a camping trip is one of the best things to be doing when the temperature becomes almost unbearably hot.
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